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Events Press Release : 18 Nov 2020

Emirates SkyCargo introduces Airbus A380 'mini-freighter' charter operations Events—18 Nov 20

Emirates SkyCargo has started utilising its Airbus A380 aircraft on select cargo charter operations to transport urgently required cargo across its network. The first dedicated Emirates A380 'mini-freighter' successfully transported medical supplies

Smart Protection closes EUR10M round to protect brands against online counterfeiting Events—18 Nov 20

MADRID--18 Nov--PRNewswire/InfoQuest
-- The investment round is co-led by the Dutch fund Knight Capital along with the Spanish-Israeli Swanlaab Venture Factory and the CDTI.
-- Smart Protection is a Spanish company dedicated to the protection of brands against counterfeits and brand abuse online.
-- With this new investment the company will continue adding the best global talent to keep developing its technological platform.

Smart Protection has closed a Series B funding round worth EUR10 million, co-led by the Dutch firm Knight Capital, the Spanish-Israeli Swanlaab Venture Factory, specialized in SaaS B2B, alongside CDTI, the Spanish National Innovation Agency.

Existing investors Nauta Capital, JME Ventures, Bankinter, Big Sur Ventures and Telef?nica, through their new investment vehicle Telef?nica Tech Ventures specialized in the field of cybersecurity, have also participated in the investment process.

Smart Protection has now received funding totaling more than EUR20 million to combat piracy and counterfeiting on the internet through its technological platform.

Commenting on the investment Javier Perea, the CEO and co-founder of Smart Protection, said, "With this investment, we will accelerate our international expansion and broaden our technological solutions to protect brands from reputational damage and the loss of profits that counterfeits